The Daily Numbers - Nov. 22

The Daily Numbers: 7-3, Eagles record after beating the New York Giants last night, as they take over sole possession of 1st place in the NFC East.

15,000 individuals served by the Loaves and Fishes Pantry last year in Prospect Park. Local pantries are finding themselves overwhelmed by the need.

30,000 in jewelry and cash stolen from home in Marple during home invasion

1 percent earned income tax being eyed in Folcroft Borough.

1 more day before they take a wrecking ball to the Spectrum in South Philly on Tuesday.

350,000 square feet, planned Philly Live development on site of Spectrum. That’s now been scaled back to about 45,000 square feet.

51, age of man fishing on charter boat off N.J. coast, who fell and hit his head. He later died.

1 person – and his dog – who fled a fire in his Frankford home by jumping out of a window Sunday night.

3,000 dollar reward for info in the strangulation of 21-year-old Elaine Goldberg in the Kensington section of Philly.

2.3 million dollars worth of heroin seized in drug raid in Philly.

2:23.37, how long it took the winning man to run the Philly Marathon yesterday. The woman checked in at 2:40.32.

1 shot dead, 1 busted after carjacking near the Penn campus.

4 are students, including one from Haverford College, named Rhodes Scholars.

3.03, average price of gas in the Philly region. That’s up from $2.97 a week ago, and $2.72 this time last year.

3 U.S. hikers who face trial in Iran. That trial now has been set for Feb. 6.

50 yard TD run on a crucial 4th and 1 for LeSean McCoy to propel the Eagles to a win over the Giants.

24 of 38 passing for Michael Vick. He also ran for 34 yards and a TD.


Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

The Eagles should have blown the Giants out last night. They obviously did not. But this is exactly the kind of game they used to lose. Not this year.


I Don’t Get It: I wish I could figure out exactly what the NFL is trying to do in terms of violent hits. That is a part of the game, one it has always showcased. Now all of a sudden it’s a penalty.


Today’s Upper: Kudos to the Loaves and Fishes Pantry in Prospect Park and all the other places that are serving a vital need in the county these days.


Quote Box: “He has put the hard work and the preparation in. He’s getting a lot of attention right now and he’s earned it. Now he has to do it the right way here. First of all, he’s got uncommon talent. We all know that. But then he’s put the hard work physically and he’s put the preparation in mentally.”

- Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg, on Michael Vick.